Author: Bob Brevitt

Message from Co-Chairman David Williams

Copy of the letter sent by post to all members INFORMATION  FOR  MEMBERS   (JULY  2021) Following the difficulties of the past few months, we are now going to try to resume and expand our activities.  We are sending this letter to everyone who was a member before the pandemic began to blight our lives, as…

By Bob Brevitt July 19, 2021 0

MEMBERSHIP APPLICATION

We are now accepting membership Subscriptions. The Subscription Rates will be as follows, due to the Pandemic and lockdowns: Subs for the period until 31st March 2022 will be £5.00 and that will be for a household membership. From that date into the future it will be back to the normal of £7.00 from 1st…

By Bob Brevitt June 28, 2021 0

Re-Awakening after Pandemic

We are happy to announce that the Bridgtown & District Local History Society has been released from lockdown. The Team met on Wednesday 16th June 2021 for the first time since February 2020 at the Bethel and we have a lot of work to do to get things back to being a Society again. Technically,…

By Bob Brevitt June 16, 2021 0

10th JULY 2020

We have just received the sad news that member Peter Bates’ wife passed away on 2nd July 2020. Peter has been living in Wombourn lately but has many friends in and around the Bridgtown.Our thoughts and prayers are with him and his family at this sad time.

By Bob Brevitt July 10, 2020 0

1st JULY 2020

I hope you are all well and not going too “Doo-lally-tap” as the locals say. With the relaxation of the Lockdown Regulations we have to start looking forward (to look into the past !). Whilst the lockdown has severely hampered our output over the last 4 months we are now starting to think about restarting…

By Bob Brevitt July 1, 2020 1

CHESLYN HAY LOCAL HISTORY SOCIETY

IN LINE WITH GOVERNMENT REPORTS We regret to announce that with immediate effect, all of Cheslyn Hay & District Local History Society’s events, including our normal Tuesday meetings, Chat N Char and Speaker’s Evenings are cancelled until further notice. There will be a full refund of any tickets already paid for, including Lesley Smith’s visit,…

By Bob Brevitt March 16, 2020 0

IMPORTANT NOTICE

WE HAVE HAD NEWS FROM THE BETHEL CHURCH THAT AFTER EVENSONG TODAY (SUNDAY 15th MARCH), DUE TO THE CORONA VIRUS OUTBREAK, THE CHURCH WILL BE CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE. THIS MEANS THAT THE SCHEDULED TALK ON WEDNESDAY 18th WILL NOT TAKE PLACE. WE WILL KEEP YOU INFORMED ON THE BETHEL WITH NEWS AS WE HAVE…

By Bob Brevitt March 15, 2020 0

22nd FEBRUARY 2020

LAST WEEKS’ TALK WENT DOWN WITH OUR AUDIENCE. THANKS TO STEVE GEALE FOR STEPPING IN AT SHORT NOTICE TO GIVE US A TALK ON THE HISTORY OF SMOKING – NOT A PC TOPIC BUT STEVE GAVE AN INFORMATIVE AND AMUSING TAKE ON THE SUBJECT WITHOUT BEING JUDGEMENTAL. OUR NEXT TALK WILL BE ON WEDNESDAY 18th…

By Bob Brevitt February 22, 2020 0

15th FEBRUARY 2020

IT IS WITH GREAT SADNESS WE HAVE TO ANNOUNCE THE DEATHS OF TWO BRIDGTONIANS.TOM EVANS, HUSBAND OF PAT OF CHURCHBRIDGE PASSED AWAY PEACEFULLY ON 3rd FEBRUARY.PAT WALTON, WIFE OF MAURICE PASSED AWAY SUDDENLY LAST WEEK.WE OFFER SINCERE CONDOLENCES TO BOTH FAMILLIES. ANOTHER CHANGE OF OUR CALENDER OF EVENTS : DUE TO ILLNESS, DEREK DAVIES CANNOT…

By Bob Brevitt February 15, 2020 0

12th FEBRUARY 2020

IMPORTANT NOTICE: DUE TO AN ADMIN ERROR THE DATES ON THE EVENTS PAGE WERE FOUND TO BE INCORRECT. THEY HAVE NOW BEEN CORRECTED. PLEASE CHECK AND APOLOGIES. It has been a while since I updated these posts, due to other commitments. Not a lot has happened in the last 2 months. The next Bridgtonian Magazine…

By Bob Brevitt February 12, 2020 0